he liked to be alone lie on his back and stare at the sky.its clouds made shapes only a child could make.some older boys approached, he knew fear.they beat him, grabbed him by his lims and stretched him out. they went into the water , his face to the sky, he couldn't swim, never tried. shame,lay down your guns, shame, we are one, shame, hold your head high, shame, there is no time. he was dropped into the water. "no." he cried out as the boys ran home. lost love. scared and stammering , he told his mom of the boys, the love this child was supposed to know?never cried, held it all inside. hold me now, don't let me fall apart. hold me now, i haven't got the strength. hold me now, got to find time. hold me now, time to fix it right. if i turn my back things won't change, if i walk away things will stay the same. hold me now the memories will stay the same if i walk away . do you see what i see? do you feel what i feel? the lines are drawn, damage done. just a boy...just a boy.


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    General Commenthe liked to be alone, he'd lie on his back and stare at the sky. clouds made shapes, only a child could make some older boys approached, he knew fear they beat him grabbed him by his limbs and strecthed him out they went into the water, his face to the sky, he couldn't swim, he never tried. one pulled a knife and screamed "do you wanna die?" he never cried, held it all inside shame, lay down your guns, shame, we are one, shame, hold your head high, shame, there is no time.
    he was dropped into the water no he cried out as the boys ran away it was shallow, he didnt need to swim. the moment hit him, he ran home. lost. love. scared and stammering he told his mom of the boys the knife and the watershe beat him for being somewhere she told him not to go. where was the love this child was supposed to know?never cried, held it all inside, never cried, held it all inside.hold me know, dont let me fall apart, hold me know, i haven't got the strength. hold me know, got to find time, hold me now, time to fix it right. if i turn my back, things wont change, if i walk away things will stay the same. these memories will stay the same. if i walk away, things won't change. do you see what i see? do you fell what I feel? the lines are drawn, damage done. just a boy...just a boy...
    imerrikkon August 23, 2006   Link
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    General Commentthis song is awesome.
    blue boyon July 22, 2005   Link
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    General Commenti love the way the singer sings this song its like he is talking with you.
    kibeon July 24, 2005   Link
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    General Commentby far one of the most depressing (and greatest) songs ive ever heard.
    imnotdonon April 02, 2006   Link

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